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Omni Talk is a series of podcast productions from RedArcherRetail.com and OmniTalk.blog, hosted by leading omnichannel retail experts, Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga, and other frequent guest contributors. Chris and Anne are the founders of the retail start-up, Red Archer Retail, which runs Omnitalk.blog, one of the fastest growing blogs in retail, and ThirdHaus.com, a retail technology lab in Minneapolis. Their signature podcast, the Omni Talk Fast Five dives into the top retail news headlines of the week, all in their own candid and humorous styles, with frequent guest host Carter Jensen, and their Omni Talk Spotlight Series goes deep via interviews with the companies, the people, and the technologies that are shaping the future of retail. If you enjoy these podcasts, please also be sure to rate them, leave a comment or review and visit OmniTalk.blog to subscribe to Omni Talk and to get all the retail commentary you could ever want, and more, delivered straight to your inbox.

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Omni Talk is a series of podcast productions from RedArcherRetail.com and OmniTalk.blog, hosted by leading omnichannel retail experts, Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga, and other frequent guest contributors. Chris and Anne are the founders of the retail start-up, Red Archer Retail, which runs Omnitalk.blog, one of the fastest growing blogs in retail, and ThirdHaus.com, a retail technology lab in Minneapolis. Their signature podcast, the Omni Talk Fast Five dives into the top retail news headlines of the week, all in their own candid and humorous styles, with frequent guest host Carter Jensen, and their Omni Talk Spotlight Series goes deep via interviews with the companies, the people, and the technologies that are shaping the future of retail. If you enjoy these podcasts, please also be sure to rate them, leave a comment or review and visit OmniTalk.blog to subscribe to Omni Talk and to get all the retail commentary you could ever want, and more, delivered straight to your inbox.

    NRF 2020 Live Recap from the Javits Center, NYC

    NRF 2020 Live Recap from the Javits Center, NYC

    In their final NRF podcast, sponsored by LISNR, Anne and Chris take a look back at all the topics and the people who made NRF 2020 the frenetic event that it was. From Michelle Gass's "Greatness Initiative" to John Furner putting "people first" and sustainability messages stealing the spotlight at nearly every stage, you'll be up to speed and in the know after giving this recap a listen.

    • 19 min
    Women's Retail Collective: Gap Inc. Sr Director Customer Experience & Innovation Heidi Isern

    Women's Retail Collective: Gap Inc. Sr Director Customer Experience & Innovation Heidi Isern

    In this episode of the Women's Retail Collective Podcast, from NRF sponsored by LISNR, we meet Heidi Isern Sr. Director Customer Experience & Innovation for Gap, Inc. Heidi's career has been quite a unique one. She's traveled around the world interviewing women about their careers and led teams in design thinking for several retailers while at IDEO. You'll also want to hear how she landed her current gig, creating a position for herself to lead the charge to perfect the customer experience for all Gap Inc. Brands.

    Listen for her full story, live from the LISNR podcast booth at NRF 2020.

    • 17 min
    Spotlight Podcast: Walmart VP Monetization & Chief of Staff to CTO Anshu Bhardwaj

    Spotlight Podcast: Walmart VP Monetization & Chief of Staff to CTO Anshu Bhardwaj

    In our latest NRF Spotlight Podcast, sponsored by LISNR, Chris Walton sits down with Walmart VP Monetization & Chief of Staff to CTO, Anshu Bhardwaj, to discuss her career background, especially her previous work leading innovation at Sam's Club and the Sam's Club Now concept, and what it has been like for her to transition into her new role supporting Walmart's CTO and monetization efforts. You definitely won't want to miss Anshu's favorite family social app either in "How Millennial Are You?" Listen to the podcast now, live from the podcast studio at NRF's Big Show.

    • 30 min
    Spotlight Podcast: LISNR Founder and Head of Innovation Chris Ostoich

    Spotlight Podcast: LISNR Founder and Head of Innovation Chris Ostoich

    The Omni Talk team catches up with LISNR Founder and Head of Innovation Chris Ostoich, live from their show booth at NRF. They talk about everything from the future of drive-thru and QSR experiences to order pickup at retail, all without ever having to take your phone out of your pocket or car ever again.

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    • 20 min
    Spotlight Podcast: Canada Goose Omnichannel Product Manager & Product Owner

    Spotlight Podcast: Canada Goose Omnichannel Product Manager & Product Owner

    As part of Omni Talk's live podcast coverage from NRF, sponsored by LISNR, Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga sit down with Canada Goose omnichannel expert, Justin Ing, to discuss omnichannel theory, the sights, sounds, and smells of retail, and his company's new experiential store in Toronto.

    • 16 min
    Spotlight Series: Who Won the Weeks with Market Beyond CEO Yuval Yifrach

    Spotlight Series: Who Won the Weeks with Market Beyond CEO Yuval Yifrach

    To kick off our live NRF coverage, sponsored by LISNR, Chris Walton sits down with Market Beyond CEO Yuval Yifrach to discuss his company's full holiday season report of how Walmart stacked up against Amazon from an e-commerce market share perspective. We also even throw Target into the mix, as a special thank you to our loyal followers.

    You can download the special full season holiday report here: https://retailinsight.themarketbeyond.com/hubfs/New%20Reports%20Who%20Won%20the%20Week/5%20Market%20Beyond%20Holiday%20Summary%202019.pdf


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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

Ashlie IS my nickname ,

Engaging and interesting conversation!

Listening has already changed the way I approach my job in retail, the way I motivate my team in retail and what I discuss with my clients. I want more retail collective coverage too! I’m a new fan of Karen Stuckey!

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Great pod

Great pod

Shchopp ,

Gets you thinking

Chris Ann & Co bring a perspective that cuts away the doublespeak and lack of knowledge usually present in retail industry reporting. I highly reccomend.

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